Monthly Archives: November 2013

Food Swap

I’ve talked about my love of bartering and food swaps before. Remember I hosted a food swap last month? Well, yesterday I attended my first “official” food swap hosted by the amazing folks at the Countryside Conservancy. The Countryside Conservancy … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday

For the first time since April Mike and I were able to spend a Saturday together! He wasn’t working and I wasn’t vending at the market¬† or playing reference archivist at my day job – it was awesome! We hit … Continue reading

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Good Eats!

We have eaten really well this week. Lots of good, local eats. Tuesday night I decided we needed a good meal to make up for the fact that one of my favorite bands was playing in Cleveland but we weren’t … Continue reading

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Chicken Stock – A Pantry Essential

Chicken stock is a necessity at our house.¬† I use it in soups and stews. I use it when I braise meats and make pan sauces. I use it when I make gravy or saute greens (kale or rapini with … Continue reading

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Old Timey Tuesday: The 48 Hours Edition

Remember how I was just talking about our Sunday Funday? Raking leaves and laying in a big pile, visiting the local apple orchard, working in the garden. Roughly 48 hours later this happened. Old Man Winter has shown himself. I’m … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday

Before I tackle Sunday’s events I need to tell you about the kick ass party I went to on Saturday night. It was a pierogi party! My sister-in-law made the dough and the potato/cheddar filling in advance and a whole … Continue reading

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Dinner for one. Two ways.

The other night I took a big, ol’ boneless chicken breast out of the freezer. While I had a hankerin’ for some Indian(esque) food Mike was not as interested. Solution – I cut that sucker in half and dinner for … Continue reading

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